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''The Lone Ranger'' - The Legion of Old Timers
An episode of "The Lone Ranger" from 1949. Not the first, but one of the earliest US network shows produced on film. Originally aired 6 October 1949 (note: this is a syndication print).

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What's My Line? - This is a useless post The_Emperor_Of_Television 1
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Please move 1 item The_Emperor_Of_Television 1
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     Thank you. The_Emperor_Of_Television 0
American Scene Magazine va561 0
I made another list. Any thoughts? The_Emperor_Of_Television 1
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7 items to be moved The_Emperor_Of_Television 1
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Please move these 5 items The_Emperor_Of_Television 1
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Please move these items to the classic TV section The_Emperor_Of_Television 1
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What have you watched lately? - Part 2 The_Emperor_Of_Television 3
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Please move these items to the classic TV section The_Emperor_Of_Television 0
Regarding "Bride and Groom", I hope I wasn't too rude. Also, regarding all these game shows... The_Emperor_Of_Television 0
Items of mine which need moving. Please move them. The_Emperor_Of_Television 1
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     Re: Items of mine which need moving. Please move them. The_Emperor_Of_Television 1
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Thank you for moving those, I now have an additional two items ("Camouflage" and "To Tell the Truth") which need moving The_Emperor_Of_Television 0
Please move these two items to the classic TV section The_Emperor_Of_Television 0
Please move the following items to the classic TV section The_Emperor_Of_Television 1
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Please move (updated) The_Emperor_Of_Television 1
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Please move these items to the classic TV section (including more "What's My Line"!) The_Emperor_Of_Television 0
Please move these items to the classic TV section The_Emperor_Of_Television 0
Please move this item to the classic TV section The_Emperor_Of_Television 0
Television from exactly 65 years ago (it turned 65 years old a few minutes ago), episode of "Texaco Star Theater" from 22 March 1949, with Ethel Merman, Keye Luke, Teddy Hale, and your host Milton Berle The_Emperor_Of_Television 1
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US "golden age" anthology dramas remade for early Australian TV The_Emperor_Of_Television 0
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what gives? Quigs 0
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Please move these items to the classic TV section The_Emperor_Of_Television 2
   I don't mean to be rude, but could I please have these items moved? The_Emperor_Of_Television 1
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